The present simple (or simple present) is a basic tense in English to talk about the present. You use this tense in the following situations:
- Present state, how you feel
- Timeless truths
- Timetables (also in the future)
- Short actions
On this page, you have an exercise about forming positive sentences, negative sentences, and questions in the present simple. There is also a video available about this tense below the exercise.
You can find the exercise below:
Present Simple Mixed Exercise 4
Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of the verb in the present simple.
1.They (not, to like) expensive cars because those cars (to cost) too much money.
2.(he, often, to go) to the mall? Yes, he (to do).
3.(to work) together? I (not, can) remember you.
4.I absolutely (to hate) him. He (not, to be) a nice person.
5.He never (to order) food online because he (not, to trust) online shops.
6.I often (to fall asleep) within 5 minutes. I (to know) that I (to be) lucky because other people (to have) a lot more difficulties falling asleep.
7.My students (to love) watching movies in class.
8.(you, to know) that man? He (to look) like a beggar.
9.The latest Quentin Tarantino (to be) on TV. I (to like) the actors and the plot a lot. What (you, to think) about it?
10.I (not, to buy) bananas because they (not, to be) as healthy as everyone (to claim).
Present simple overview (video)
- Exercise 1
- Exercise 2
- Negative Exercise 1
- Negative Exercise 2
- Questions Exercise 1
- Questions Exercise 2
- Mixed Exercise 1
- Mixed Exercise 2
- Mixed Exercise 3
- Mixed Exercise 5